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Derek Weisberg  Brooklyn, NY

'How the fuckwe lost our way when the path was so well lit'
Cone 10 Porcelain
'We've come too far to let the sunshine slip behind the skyline'
Cone 10 Porcelain

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About Derek


Derek Weisberg earned a BFA in ceramics from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA.

Derek explains his work by saying, “I create works of art that are emotional and psychological self-portraits. Through my work I aim to make sense of my life, my experiences, and the times I live. I do not wish to represent like a photo, instead to achieve an innerness.My goal is to create images, which are accessible and allow the viewer to have an experience which can not be easily articulated, but felt. Simultaneously igniting contemplation, reflection and a lasting relationship with the work. I attempt to express basic human qualities, which are universal and timeless. At its core the works reflect humanist ideology; searching for truth and universal morality based on the commonality of the human condition. Through thought, feelings become knowledge. To know ones feelings is to know ones self especially through experiencing feelings which are uncomfortable and unfamiliar: pain, melancholy, etc.”


Derek appears in the following Top 10 lists


'2013' edition

'@Facebook' edition

'New York' edition

'Porcelain' edition


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great art! I can feel the inner emotions.

great job

Great expressive piece! My projection of feelings (Rorschack) elicited a feeling of deep sadness trapped within. This relates to a recently revealed self discovery. I too use my artistic expression to help work out my struggles. You have done your job quite well! Dayle

lol that looks very wierd

wow

that's kinda freaky... but it must have taken a lot of work, good!

that scared me!


interesting

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